Senior Scientist, PHD, Center for Demography & Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Mary is demographer and researcher in the field of aging. Her research interests include cross-national comparisons of the long-term consequences of early life conditions on older adult health and mortality, SES health disparities, and multi-generational aspects of health in low- and middle-income countries. Her recent work recognizes the potential relevance between early life nutrition, epigenetic mechanisms and older adult health.
Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA)
Hiram is Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) and Associate Director of the UCLA California Center for Population Research. Hiram completed his Ph.D and M.A. in Demography at the University of Pennsylvania (USA), a M.S. in Mathematics at Northern Arizona University (USA), and a B.S. in Actuarial sciences at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Hiram is co-founder, with Alberto Palloni and Guido Pinto, of the Latin American Mortality Database, the largest data repository of mortality from 19 countries in Latin America (including data from around 1850). His main areas of research include the study of health patterns and trends in low- and middle-income countries including issues about compression of morbidity, links between early life experiences and late life outcomes, as well as on biomarker data to study physiological patterns of health and their link with sociodemographic factors.
Teresa Castro Martín
Teresa completed her Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Currently, she is a Research Professor at CSIC. She has also worked as a Population Affairs Officer at the United Nations Population Division. Her research focuses on the causes and consequences of lowest-low fertility and latest-late union formation in Southern Europe, on global changes in family patterns, and on the linkages between conjugal, reproductive and work biographies among young adults. She is also interested in sexual and reproductive health issues in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa and HIV/AIDS prevention.
Julio Pérez Díaz
Tenured Scientist, CSIC
Julio is currently a senior scientist at the CSIC and has been a researcher at the Instituto de Economía, Geografía, y Demografía (IEGD). Previously, he worked at the Center for Demographic Studies at the UAB in the same role, while also teaching courses on demographic analysis, population policies and social structure as a member of the institute´s Faculty of Sociology. His areas of interest are demography, health, event History Analysis, longitudinal data analysis of the life course.
Associate Professor in Public Health Sciences, Stockholm University
Sol is Associate Professor in Public Health Sciences at Stockholm University, Sweden. She also works at the Centre for Health Equity Studies (Stockholm University/Karolinska Institute). Sol completed both her B.A. and PhD in Sociology with European Mention at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. Her main research line revolves around health inequalities, with a special interest in the presence of the epidemiological paradox in the Spanish context, through the examination of perinatal health. Sol studies the “healthy migrant paradox” in European contexts with a particular emphasis on birth outcomes. Additionally, she investigates the determinants and long standing consequences of outcomes derived from birthweight and gestational age.